Jonathan A. Schaffzin

Jonathan A. Schaffzin

Jonathan A. Schaffzin

Partner

212.701.3380 Phone vCard
212.378.2329 Fax
jschaffzin@cahill.com

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
80 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005-1702

Practices

Education

  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1982
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1985, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Admission

    • New York

Jonathan A. Schaffzin is a member of the Executive Committee and of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's corporate practice group.

Jonathan has a broad practice that includes the representation of both public and private companies on a diverse range of transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and related financings.  In addition, Jonathan works with financial institutions on capital markets, lending and advisory activities. He has notable experience with companies in many industries, particularly in healthcare, telecommunications, technology and gaming.

Jonathan's work has been recognized by The American Lawyer who named him to their "45 Under 45" list of leading members of the private bar under the age of 45 in 2003, and as a "Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year" for 2001. He is consistently named among the top lawyers for both capital markets and banking and finance transactions by Chambers USAChambers Global, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) and The Legal 500.  In 2017, Jonathan was named to The Legal 500's Hall of Fame.   

Jonathan received his B.A. from Northwestern University in 1982 and his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1985, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  He has been a partner since 1994, and served as Cahill's Co-Administrative Partner from 2009-2011, prior to joining the Firm’s Executive Committee.